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Shining A Light On: Starter For Ten

Article By: Alice-Ginevra Micheli   Between the thousands of movies released each year reside the forgotten ones, films of quality who may never see the light again. In this column I will attempt to find some of these hidden gems and explain why they deserve their day in the sun.   Movie: Starter

Movie Review: BLADE RUNNER 2049

Article by: Josh Bradley   One of the most fascinating aspects of Ridley Scott’s original Blade Runner (1982) — and, I think, one of the reasons the movie has endured — is its exploration of what it means to be human. If replicants (bioengineered androids virtually identical to humans created for slave

[Fantastic Fest] Movie Review: 78/52

Article by: J.C. De Leon   There's an almost infinite number of iconic films, ranging from all ends of the spectrum. There are, however, a fewer number of iconic scenes or moments in film, but those out there often outweigh the entirety of the film itself. Think about Alec Baldwin’s speech in

[Fantastic Fest] Movie Review: Thoroughbreds (2017)

Article by: J.C. De Leon   Austin, TX -- Two of Hollywood’s rising young female actresses, Olivia Cooke (Me and Earl and the Dying Girl) and Anya Taylor-Joy (The Witch, Split), helped kick off Fantastic Fest 2017 in promotion of their current movie Thoroughbreds, a slick directorial debut from Corey Finley. (The film

What’s going on in mother! (2017)? [Spoilers]

Article by: Josh Bradley   SPOILER WARNING: The following will discuss plot points and the ending of mother!. If you haven’t seen the movie, read on at your own risk. While audiences scratch their heads at Darren Aronofsky’s latest film, mother! — and film bloggers struggle to find a point to the boundary-pushing

Movie Review: My Friend Dahmer (2017)

Article By: Alice-Ginevra Micheli     The public has long had an interest in the darker side of humanity, whether it is a grizzly murder, a cult’s exploits, or the mind of a serial killer. This morbid fascination has led to many films, series and books attempting to understand these people, and none

Movie Review: DUNKIRK

Article By: Alice-Ginevra Micheli   Finally the awaited and anticipated film by prolific director Christopher Nolan has arrived, promising action, excitement and a thrill ride that may very well stop your heart. However, after all this, was it worth waiting for? The answer is YES. The tenth film by Nolan, Dunkirk tells the story

Film Review: Spider-Man: Homecoming

Article by: Anthony Florez   This is going to be a less popular opinion than most, and I usually don't like taking a "superior position" to mainstream reviews, but Spider-Man: Homecoming, in its perfectly safe, Marvel-approved, inoffensive little package, feels much closer to a big budget special series of Agents of SHIELD than an